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Roxanne Pierce

Full name: Roxanne Taillard Pierce (-Mancha)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: October 14, 1954 in Springfield, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: MarVaTeens Gymnastics Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Roxanne Pierce competed for the United States in multiple international competitions, including the 1970 World Championships and 1972 Olympic Games. Pierce starred at the 1971 Pan American Games, winning four golds in all-around, the team event, uneven bars and vault, adding two bronzes on beam and floor. She returned to the Pan Ams in 1975 and won two more golds, in the team event and uneven bars, with a silver in all-around, and bronzes on vault, beam, and floor. At US Nationals, Pierce won multiple titles at the AAU Meet and the USGF Meet. At the AAUs she won gold on vault and uneven bars in 1971 and 1973, uneven bars in 1972, and all-around and beam in 1975 and 1976. At the USGF Meet, Pierce won gold on vault and uneven bars in 1973, winning six other medals between 1971-75.

Pierce attended Temple University, winning a gold medal on floor exercise at the 1976 AIAW Meet, adding silver on beam, and bronze in all-around. She moved to New Mexico in 1979 and began work with the Albuquerque Fire Department as a firefighter, paramedic and emergency medical technician. She retired in 2003 but did part-time work with Great Lakes Airline.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around United States USA 33
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around United States USA 4
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics Women's Floor Exercise United States USA 45T QR
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics Women's Horse Vault United States USA 28T QR
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics Women's Uneven Bars United States USA 22T QR
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics Women's Balance Beam United States USA 17T QR

Women's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP CEP OEP
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 33 72.475
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final 33 72.475 36.275 36.20
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Floor Exercise 31T 9.20
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Horse Vault 23T 9.30
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Uneven Bars 24T 9.25
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Balance Beam 35 8.45
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying 25 QU 72.55 36.05 36.50
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Floor Exercise 45T 17.90 8.95 8.95
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Horse Vault 28T 18.15 8.90 9.25
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Uneven Bars 22T 18.50 9.20 9.30
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Balance Beam 17T 18.00 9.00 9.00

Women's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 4

Women's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 45T QR

Women's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 28T QR

Women's Uneven Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 22T QR

Women's Balance Beam

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 17 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 17T QR
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